Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
Verify and maintain records on incoming and outgoing shipments. Prepare items for shipment. Duties include assembling, addressing, stamping, and shipping merchandise or material; receiving, unpacking, verifying and recording incoming merchandise or material; and arranging for the transportation of products.
- Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks generally are entry-level workers who need no more than a high school diploma.
- Employers prefer to hire those familiar with computers and other electronic office and business equipment.
- Employment is expected to decline moderately as a result of increasing automation; however, job openings will result from the need to replace workers who leave the occupation.
|Education||High School diploma|